Quotation Explorer - 'Layers'

Wherever you come near the human race there's layers and layers of nonsense. - Thornton Wilder
Man is a wonderful creature; he sees through the layers of fat (eyes), hears through a bone (ears) and speaks through a lump of flesh (tongue).
Backstory is like a flavour you can’t quite pick, lurking in the layers of a curry. You know it’s there and it enhances the flavour, but it’s intangible and fleeting. Use it sparingly! - Sandy Vaile
For the sight of the angry weather saddens my soul and the sight of the town, sitting like a bereaved mother beneath layers of ice, oppresses my heart. - Kahlil Gibran
The pressures of life and influence of society have caused many to become something and someone they are not. Remove the layers. Dig through the dust and debris. Find the genuine jewel - YOU. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
But it seems that I can tackle the most esoteric of recipes, the most elusive puff pastry, as long as I do not have to count the empty layers of loneliness building up inside. - Kim Sunée
It is the custom on the stage in all good, murderous melodramas, to present the tragic and the comic scenes in as regular alternation as the layers of red and white in a side of streaky, well-cured bacon. - Charles Dickens
Courage is your natural setting. You do not need to become courageous, but rather peel back the layers of self-protective, limiting beliefs that keep you small. - Vironika Tugaleva
EGO means attachment to layers of our unexamined thoughts and illusions.We avoid self inquiry because it shatters our belief system and false image. - Aditya Ajmera
The supernatural world was like an onion. You peel back the layers, only to find more layers, on and on, hopelessly trying to reach the mysterious core. Then you start crying. - Carrie Vaughn
It gets a lot easier to deal with life's curveballs when you're not hiding under layers of fat. - Ali Vincent
Sweetie, if love could take away sadness, I'd be the happiest woman on earth. Sometimes the sadness is so deep, we have to sift through all the layers before we can find it and send it packing. That's what I'm trying to do in this place. Find my sadness. - April Young Fritz
Humanity is a very interesting phenomenon. If you peel back the layers, if you're brave enough, you realize it's something that's not for the faint of heart-" - Angel M.B. Chadwick
Ultimately, culture, secular and otherwise, is a collection of survival strategies. The things that look like decoration—poetry, novels, music, dancing—if you strip away all the layers, are mechanisms for coping, surviving, understanding. - Ben Fountain
...landscape is a work of the mind. Its scenery is built up as much from strata of memory as from layers of rock. - simon schma
... as we travel again between life and death, Waking and dream, blinking, while layers within layers,None better, none worse, unravel and knit up before us . . . - Jay Woodman
Sensitive people feel so deeply they often have to retreat from the world, in order to dig beneath the layers of pain to find their faith and courage. - Shannon L. Alder
Beauty is a treasure grove within. Beauty has different layers and depths. Peel and and look beyond the surface deep into the heart, the soul, and the mind - Angie karan
Readers can surprise you. Many times, they notice layers in your stories, that even you were not aware of while writing. - Shon Mehta
Wherever you get near the human race, there's just layers and layers of nonsense. - Thornton Wilder
By fully experiencing and going beyond an emotional block - through the layers of doubt and fear - you experience the emotion of who you truly are. - Stephen Richards
We are alive in all our layers of self and selflessness - individuals becoming one. - Jay Woodman
We live beneath many layers. Some are for our protection, and some are for our control. - Russell Eric Dobda
You can be freak of the week, critical thinker & a domestic goddess all in one. There is a beauty in your layers, never dumb yourself down. - Ella December
It was never darkness for both of them... He was a squid throwing protective ink ... She was a transparent poisonous jelly fish... They both met at the bottom of the ocean but they have both risen together at the higher layers of the Sky. K.K - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
When you're in the city, trapped among the cubic structures, it's easy to forget that you're connected to the earth, because you're so separated from it by layers and layers of protection - the soles of your shoes, sandals, or slippers, sheets of asphalt, concrete, linoleum tiling. - Vicente García Groyon
She was a gypsy, as soon as you unravelled the many layers to her wild spirit she was on her next quest to discover her magic. She was relentless like that, the woman didn't need no body but an open road, a pen and a couple of sunsets. - Nikki Rowe
The real you suffocates under the layers of your learned identity. Uncover the layers so you can truly breathe again from the true center. Being aware of your infinite potential and access awakens the Master with the Master Key within. You have always been settled in oneness with All. - Franklin Gillette
Tree trunks are composed of layers of growth. Meaningful expressions are composed of layers of words. Say something meaningful. - D'Andre Lampkin
A story isn't a charcoal sketch, where every stroke lies on the surface to be seen. It's an oil painting, filled with layers that the author must uncover so carefully to show its beauty. - Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
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